The wheels are turning towards love in Vosloorus
The Bicycle Stokvel keeps a lot of legs spinning, creating a movement of positive, healthy people
The grey of the N3 highway peels away to colour almost as soon as you enter Moagi Road into a vibey part of Boksburg known as Vosloorus.
A drive through the township reveals colourful walls, sounds of amapiano and gqom music, and the smell of kotas. And bicycles, so many bicycles – ridden by the tiniest tots to the eldest of men and women – plus a bike repair shop on every other street corner.
But it wasn’t always like this. In December 2015, the walls were still grey, and cycling was seen as a hobby for children. ..